June 30, 2023
Top 5 FAQs – Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR) – Simulation Education Training (SET) Program (HRSA-23-129)
The Health Resources Services Administration has provided the top 5 frequently asked questions related to the Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR) Simulation Education Training (SET) Program (HRSA-23-120).
Q1: Can current SET grantees apply to this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)?
A: Yes. Current NEPQR-SET grantees may apply. However, note the changes and requirements of the current NOFO. Your application must reflect the noted goals, objectives, and requirements.
Q2: Do interprofessional collaborative agreements have to be currently established or can they be established as part of this project?
A: Any academic, practice, and community partnerships may be established or enhanced with the funding of this program. The applicant should provide any documents that describe working relationships via a letter of commitment/letter of support between the applicant organization and other entities and programs cited in the proposal.
Q3: Can students from other disciplines (PT, OT, PA, MD etc.) participate in the simulation activities funded by this grant if it is in an interprofessional setting with nursing students?
A: Yes. Simulation based training must include collaborative interprofessional team based care.
Q4: Is application eligibility limited to programs with national accreditation or is approval from our state Board of Nursing sufficient?
A: Schools of nursing must be accredited by a recognized body or by a state agency approved by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.
Q5: Are two-year associate degree nursing programs and diploma programs eligible?
A: Eligible applicants include:
- Accredited schools of nursing
- Health care facilities, including federally qualified health centers or nurse managed health centers
- A partnership of such a school and facility
- Domestic community-based organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations are also eligible to apply if otherwise eligible.
- Diploma school of nursing affiliated with a hospital or university, or an independent school, which provides primarily or exclusively a program of education in professional nursing and allied subjects leading to a diploma or to equivalent are eligible, only if such program, or such affiliated school or such hospital or university or such independent school is accredited.
- For profit entities are NOT eligible.
Check out the full list of FAQs and Technical Assistance Webinar recording.
Applications accepted until 11:59 p.n. ET on July 3, 2023